CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Simpson football player Brad Vogel earned Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors for the period ending Sunday, Sept. 23, the league office announced late Monday.
A junior wide receiver from Donnellson, Iowa, Vogel caught five passes for 134 yards and two touchdowns in Simpson's 54-0 win at Eureka on Saturday, Sept. 22. He returned the opening kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown – the second longest in school history and the first kickoff return for a touchdown since 2008 – and added a 14-yard rush.
Vogel is currently tied for the team lead with 16 receptions spanning a team-high 322 yards and six touchdowns. He leads the conference, averaging more than 107 yards per game receiving and ranks fourth in the nation with 289 all-purpose yards per game.
The player of the week honor is the second of Vogel's career.
Simpson opens the conference schedule Saturday, Sept. 29 when it hosts Wartburg (2-1) at Buxton Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.
Live stats and live video for the game will be available through simpsonathletics.com.